Chelseaâ€™s Agora Gallery will feature Swiss artist, Rolf M. Vogt, in Symbols of Synergy. The exhibition is scheduled to run from January 11, 2011 through February 1, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, January 13, 2011).
Online PR News – 21-December-2010 – – In his plexi-collage constructions, Rolf M. Vogt combines familiar motifs with multi-paneled plexiglass surfaces to layer cultural iconography and technical explorations. A man of impressive experience, the artistâ€™s background in design and print media come to the forefront of his studio practice. Anatomical diagrams, insects, flora, Asian imagery, and Western pop culture are layered in these complex pictures. This is a synthesis that insinuates an undeniable connection between humanity and the natural world, as well as creating a tension and balance between figuration and abstraction. Vogtâ€™s surfaces are inherently translucent, delicately overlaying collaged and printed media. However, it is his bright color palettes that suggest that while his content may appear seamless, it is part of a construct with its own inherent contrasts. These are pictures which are at once exploratory and steadfast in their vision, confirming that there is optimism in experimentation and growth.
Rolf M. Vogt currently resides in Basel, Switzerland, where he continues his studio work, and works as well in book and graphic design.
Exhibition Dates: January 11, 2011 â€“ February 1, 2011
Reception: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues â€“ Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/ArtistInvite/rolf_m._vogt.aspx
About the Exhibition:
With inspirations that come from all around the world, as well as from within themselves, the artists of Symbols of Synergy present diverse subjects and motivations through the shared prism of their need to create. Sharing stories and including viewers in the ability to interpret, these works reflect fundamental aspects of what it means to be human.
Gung Ho, Maryam Javanbakht, Andrej Krivda, Jaime Terrazzino, Rolf M. Vogt
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery located in the heart of New York Cityâ€™s Chelsea art galleries district that was established in 1984 and is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. The gallery also publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of internationally talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is also the sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. Most recently, the gallery launched Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.